Our university, established in 1929, is one of the leading public educational-and-scientific complexes in the European North of Russia. It is a major educational centre developing active partnership with business and industry. ASTU is the research and academic basis for establishing Northern Arctic Federal University contributing to social-and-economic development of the region through close relations with industrial sector and meeting the challenges of the Arctic.
ASTU has successfully passed the state attestation and accreditation, we have licenses for about 78 educational programs of higher professional education, 49 specialist’s programmes, 22 Bachelor’s and 7 Master’s degree programs, 25 PhD programs. The University also offers programs of pre-university, continuous training and professional retraining.
Since 2003 we have been realizing training of international specialists in engineering, technology and economics. Within this period about 68 citizens from over 18 countries of the world studied or graduated from our University.
The University has a well-developed infrastructure – student’s hostels located close to the university, sport halls, stadium, Medical Centre, Student’s Centre, library and Internet resources. By becoming a student you’ll enter the academic community and experience our traditional hospitality and warm attitude of the University staff.
Faculties of Arkhangelsk State Technical University “Institute of Oil and Gas”:
INSTITUTE OF OIL AND GAS
FACULTY OF FORESTRY
FACULTY OF NATURAL RESOURCES
FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
FACULTY OF MECHANICAL WOOD TECHNOLOGY
FACULTY OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY
FACULTY OF INDUSTRIAL POWER ENGINEERING
FACULTY OF BUILDING ENGINEERING
INSTITUTE OF LAW AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
FACULTY OF LAW
INSTITUTE OF ECONOMICS, FINANCE AND BUSINESS
INSTITUTE OF INFORMATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSLATION AND TRANSLATION SCIENCE
You can choose to live in the university hostels or in the sanatorium. Both sanatorium and hostel are close to the University and you will not have to cover long distances or any extra expenses as transport fees
We offer you a choice of some of the most affordable accommodation in Russia. Most of accommodation facilities offer bright, double rooms with en suite showers and WCs and communal kitchens. All our accommodation is self-catered with necessary facilities.
Arkhangelsk is a city located in the north of the European part of Russia at the mouth of the Severnaya (North) Dvina River, about 30-35 km from its confluence with the White Sea. It is the capital of Arkhangelsk Oblast.
Arkhangelsk – Features
Arkhangelsk is the largest city in the north of European Russia, which includes Arkhangelsk, Murmansk, Vologda oblasts, the Komi Republic, and the Karelia Republic. Since this city is located at the mouth and on both banks of the Northern Dvina River, it has a lot of bridges on its territory.
Arkhangelsk is depicted on the front side of the Russian banknote of 500 rubles – the monument to Peter I and the building of the Arkhangelsk Sea-River Station.
The coat of arms of Arkhangelsk was approved in 1780. Here is the description: “In the golden field of the shield you see the flying Archangel, who is armed with a fiery sword and shield and defeats the downed devil.” The historical coat of arms of Arkhangelsk, which had not been used in Soviet times, was restored on October 10, 1989.
The climate of Arkhangelsk is temperate, marine with long moderately cold winters and short cool summers. The average temperature in January is minus 12.7 degrees Celsius, in July – plus 16.3 degrees Celsius.
Arkhangelsk is characterized by frequent weather changes, high humidity and a large number of days with precipitation. With the invasion of cold air from Siberia, frosts of minus 30 degrees Celsius are possible in winter. At the same time, there are sometimes thaws. In summer, heat is possible up to plus 35 degrees Celsius.
The period of White Nights lasts from May 17 to July 26. During this period, in clear weather, natural light allows you to perform most types of work around the clock, including reading. Polar night and polar day are not observed in Arkhangelsk.
In Arkhangelsk there are enterprises of timber processing, fishing, microbiological, mechanical engineering, ship repair industries. The leading role in the local economy belongs to the lumber industry. These enterprises produce over 40% of the total volume of products manufactured in Arkhangelsk. Lumber, paper, cardboard, pulp, as well as fish still remain the basis of Arkhangelsk trade with other regions of Russia and countries.
This is one of the largest transport hubs in the north-west of Russia. Important railways and highways begin here, there are large sea and river ports, and two airports Arkhangelsk (Talagi) and Vaskovo. The flights to/from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Ekaterinburg, Murmansk, Sochi, as well as some other destinations are available. The city is an important center for road transport. It is the end of the federal highway M8 “Kholmogory”. This is the only highway that connects the city with the center of Russia.
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